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A classic West Coast jazz quartet: saxophonist Paul Desmond, drummer Joe Dodge, pianist Dave Brubeck, bassist Bob Bates.

Read West Coast Cool: The Jazz Sound Of '50s California Jazz24

October 14, 2008 – In these five songs, you'll hear all the definitive aspects of the West Coast jazz sound. Jazz24

Listen Playing Five Beats To The Measure WNYC

September 26, 2008 – Sara Fishko explores the 5/4 time signature found in music by Tchaikovsky, Dave Brubeck and more. WNYC


Read Five More In 5/4

September 26, 2008 – Five lesser known songs that employ the 5/4 time signature.

Read Legends Play 'Jazz In Our Time' WBGO

July 3, 2008 – JazzSet celebrates living legends of jazz, including Dave Brubeck, James Moody, and Nancy Wilson. WBGO

Read Dave Brubeck at the 50th Monterey Jazz Festival WBGO

November 22, 2007 – Hear Dave Brubeck and his quartet in a concert performed for the world-famous jazz festival. WBGO

Listen Dave Brubeck: A Monterey Pioneer in Concert WBGO

September 23, 2007 – Hear Brubeck return for his 14th appearance at the Monterey Jazz Festival that he helped create. WBGO


Listen Monterey Jazz Festival Celebrates 50th Year

September 20, 2007 – Gerald Wilson's Monterey Moods celebrates 50 years of the legendary festival.


Listen Jazz Greats Return to Glory on DVD

September 11, 2007 – The Jazz Icons series captures seven American legends at the height of their powers.


Read The Ultimate Victory of Faith, Hope and Love

June 13, 2005 – Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck believes that faith, hope and love will win over conflict and destruction.

Listen Dave Brubeck: 'Jazz Goes to College'

August 1, 2001 – Known for complex rhythms, Dave Brubeck recorded Jazz Goes to College live on college campuses.


Listen The Dave Brubeck Quartet: 'Time Out'

August 1, 2001 – President Bill Clinton said one artist inspired him to take up the saxophone: Dave Brubeck.


The Dave Brubeck Quartet performs.

Read The Story Of Dave Brubeck's 'Take Five'

November 19, 2000 – Recorded by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, "Take Five" remains the best-selling jazz single of all time.


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